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Practice reading with Tex and Patches!

A horse is separated from his owner and remembers to follow the rules to stay safe when he is lost. Tex and Patches helps your kids learn to read with karaoke-style narration and callouts to discover new words!

Tex and Patchesis a free download!

Touch objects to find out what they are!
Touch words to hear how they are pronounced!
Read along with word-for-word narration to practice reading!

About the book:
Patches is a good old horse, the best friend of cowboy Tex. When Tex goes away on a trip Patches is lonely and wanders away from home. Soon he is lost and afraid. But he remembers to follow the rules Tex taught him so that he can stay safe. Soon a deputy finds Patches and he is reunited with Tex. A heartwarming story that reminds children of the importance of knowing what to do if they are lost.

Upgrade to the full version to unlock all the pages and enjoy the entire book! Find out what happens in the rest of Tex and Patches.

Education doesn’t have to be boring. It should be fun! Pickatale was made to improve children’s reading skills, to help them learn about animals, cultures, historical figures and more, and to have fun learning through reading books.

How do we help children read and learn?

Little ones can follow the book’s narration with highlighted words, and practice their reading!
Curious ones can click on different objects and words to find out what they are!
Big kids can show you how well they can read!
Grown ups can join the fun during story time and read along with the kids!

Our books are also available in a whole bunch of other languages, with even more coming soon!



Gorgeous and playful illustrations
Read-a-long narration with captivating voices and highlighted words
Engage young minds with e-book features that really get the most out of your iPad, while still keeping the "real book feel”
Touch objects and words to see and hear them


Let the littlest children hear their favorite stories whenever they like.

Read to Me:

Children will have time to discover the different objects in Tex and Patches and then turn the page when they’re ready

Read Myself:

Challenge your children by letting them read Tex and Patches all by themselves

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Wisdom Edition AS
71 MB
Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPad.
English, Danish, Norwegian Bokmål, Simplified Chinese, Swedish
Age Rating
Rated 4+
© Wisdom Edition AS


  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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